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Master Scholarships for Developing Countries Students

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) is the development finance institution established by the Member States of OPEC in 1976 as a channel of aid to the developing countries. OFID’s work is people-centered, focusing on projects that meet basic needs – such as food, energy, clean water and sanitation, healthcare and education – with the aim of encouraging self-reliance and inspiring hope for the future.

Deadline : May 2017
Study in : Developing Countries
Providers : The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)
Course Level : Masters degree
Field of Study : All Subjects

Nationality: OFID member countries, Cambodia is included

Level of study: master’s degree

Important information:

  • You need to apply for school admission for your degree in advanced.
  • You need to be at least 23 years old but not older than 32 years old.
  • You have to obtain on the verge of completing your undergraduate degree with a Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university, or its equivalent.
  • You have at least GPA of 3.0
  • You have to be citizen from one of OFID member countries.
  • Must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission, such as: economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.

What do you need to submit?

  • A completed on-line application form.
  • A scanned copy of the applicant’s passport.
  • A scanned copy of the last university degree or certificate.
  • A scanned letter of acceptance from chosen educational institution, confirming your admission, subject of study and duration of the Master’s degree program (must not exceed one year).
  • A proof of meeting any prerequisites, including language proficiency.
  • A short essay – of about 500 words in English – giving reasons for applying for the OFID scholarship, explaining your educational goals, and clearly describing how you will use the experience gained from your Master’s degree studies to help in the development of your home country.
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors and/or lecturers at applicant’s present university (or present employer).
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).

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